Meaning of 出尔反尔

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chū ěr fǎn ěr (Trad.: 出爾反爾)
old: to reap the consequences of one's words (idiom, from Mencius); modern: to go back on one's word; to blow hot and cold; to contradict oneself; inconsistent
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Example Sentences
Why do you go back on your word? Doesn't what you promised still count?
Wang is used to the vagaries of government decisions.
Don't go back on promises or firm statements.
I am afraid she will be angry with me for I have already promised her that I will help her that day. I don`t want to leave her an impression that I am always changing my ideas.
Don't be inconsistent. That completely confuses me and makes me lose faith in you.